Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning’

Minorities & the wage gap

The gap between what black and white Mississippi workers earn is still substantial, despite 25 years of advances for African American Mississippians. That’s the bottom line of a report on the economic status of African Americans in the state by Dr. Marianne Hill, senior economist at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Blacks make up […] [...]

Blanton returns to UM

With more than 24 years of experience in military, corporate, political and nonprofit sector public relations, Danny N. Blanton has returned to the University of Mississippi as his alma mater’s director of media and public relations. His career path literally spans the globe and encompasses a wide spectrum of both military and civilian work experiences. […] [...]

WCU faculty honored

Dr. Janet Williams, R.N., Ph.D., dean of the William Carey University School of Nursing, was recently elected by her peers to serve as vice chair for the Mississippi Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) Deans and Directors Committee for the Schools of Nursing throughout the state. Following her year as vice chair, she will become chair […] [...]

UM chooses Kiss

by MBJ Staff Published: June 25,2012

Tags: John Kiss, Miami University, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

John Z. Kiss, distinguished professor and chair of botany at Miami University in Ohio, is the new dean of the University of Mississippi Graduate School. His appointment begins Sept. 1, pending approval from the board of trustees of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Kiss served 19 years as a faculty member at MU and is […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Parcells never knew he was actually talking about Mississippi

Positive is great. Reality is, well, real. Every once in a while, a talking head will rebut some statistic that’s not favorable to his or her opinion by saying, “Yeah, well, you can make statistics say whatever your want them to say.” Super Bowl winning coach Bill Parcells, however, famously said, “You are what your […] [...]

Webb replaces Pepper at IHL

Dr. Darrin Webb, a senior economist at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) for nearly 15 years, has been selected as the new State Economist. He assumes the position immediately from Dr. Phil Pepper, who retired at the end of June. In his years at IHL, Webb has worked closely with the Revenue Estimating […] [...]

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